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Our road trip itinerary for a route through South West America taking in California and Arizona. Here's how we planned our trip and an outline of the stops on the way from San Francisco through to our flight home from Phoenix.
Whether you’re a travel blogger like me, a business traveller, or you just want to keep the kids amused during a long trip there are certain tech-savvy travel gadgets that can make the journey a lot easier. Here’s how I gear up for travel…
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There are certain things every visitor to the city should see and do; get up close to The Golden Gate Bridge, check out the best views, take a boat across the bay to visit 'The Rock' home of Alcatraz, and trundle up the city's hills on an iconic cable car for both the experience and the views. And that's just for starters. Here are my tips on what to see and do in San Francisco, the 'City by the Bay'.
The Coit Tower, San Francisco is shaped like the nozzle of a fire hose and stands at 210 ft. Head up to the top of the tower in its Art Deco elevator and you'll get to take in the stunning 360 degree views of the city from its open-air observation deck.
The Golden Gate Bridge stretches for 1.7 miles crossing the Strait of The Golden Gate which links San Francisco Bay with Marin County. We got to see it up close and personal when we biked the bridge with Blazing Saddles.